Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Progress in Biomass and Bioenergy Production

Edited by Shahid Shaukat

University of Karachi, Pakistan

Alternative energy sources have become a hot topic in recent years. The supply of fossil fuel, which provides about 95 percent of total energy demand today, will eventually run out in a few decades. By contrast, biomass and biofuel have the potential to become one of the major global primary energy source along with other alternate energy sources in the years to come. A wide variety of biomass conversion options with different performance characteristics exists. The goal of this book is to provide the readers with current state of art about biomass and bioenergy production and some other environmental technologies such as Wastewater treatment, Biosorption and Bio-economics. Organized around providing recent methodology, current state of modelling and techniques of parameter estimation in gasification process are presented at length. As such, this volume can be used by undergraduate and graduate students as a reference book and by the researchers and environmental engineers for reviewing the current state of knowledge on biomass and bioenergy production, biosorption and wastewater treatment.

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Progress in Biomass and Bioenergy ProductionEdited by Shahid Shaukat

Published: July 27th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/972

ISBN: 978-953-307-491-7

Copyright year: 2011

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76278 Total Chapter Downloads

24 Crossref Citations

61 Web of Science Citations

88 Dimensions Citations

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1. Scale-up of a Cold Flow Model of FICFB Biomass Gasification Process to an Industrial Pilot Plant – Example of Dynamic Similarity

By Jernej Mele

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2. Second Law Analysis of Bubbling Fluidized Bed Gasifier for Biomass Gasification

By Babak Fakhim and Bijan Farhanieh

3122

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3. Thermal Plasma Gasification of Biomass

By Milan Hrabovsky

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4. Numerical Investigation of Hybrid-Stabilized Argon-Water Electric Arc Used for Biomass Gasification

By Jiří Jeništa, Hidemasa Takana, Hideya Nishiyama, Milada Bartlová, Vladimír Aubrecht, Petr Křenek, Milan Hrabovsky, Tetyana Kavka, Viktor Sember and Alan Mašláni

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5. A Simple Analytical Model for Remote Assessment of the Dynamics of Biomass Accumulation

By Janis Gravitis and Janis Abolins

1683

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6. Assessment of Forest Aboveground Biomass Stocks and Dynamics with Inventory Data, Remotely Sensed Imagery and Geostatistics

By Helder Viana, Domingos Lopes and José Aranha

1922

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7. Hexavalent Chromium Removal by a Paecilomyces sp

By Juan Fernando Cárdenas and Ismael Acosta

2064

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8. Biosorption of Metals: State of the Art, General Features, and Potential Applications for Environmental and Technological Processes

By Robson Oliveira, Mauricio Palmieri and Oswaldo Garcia Jr.

3274

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9. Investigation of Different Control Strategies for the Waste Water Treatement Plant

By Vega and Hicham El Bahja

3697

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10. Preparation and Characterization of Bio-oil from Biomass

By Yufu Xu, Xianguo Hu, Wendong Li and Yinyan Shi

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11. Combined Microwave-Acid Pretreatment of the Biomass

By Ionel Balcu, Corina Amalia Macarie, Adina-Elena Segneanu and Raluca Oana Pop

3350

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12. Relationship between Microbial C, Microbial N and Microbial DNA Extracts during Municipal Solid Waste Composting Process

By Olfa Bouzaiane

2475

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13. Characterization of Activated Carbons Produced from Oleaster Stones

By Hale Sütcü

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14. Effect of the Presence Of Substituted Urea and Also Ammonia as Nitrogen Source in Cultivied Medium on Chlorella Lipid Content

By Anondho Wijanarko

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15. Recovery of Ammonia and Ketones from Biomass Wastes

By Eri Fumoto, Teruoki Tago and Takao Masuda

2101

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16. Characterization of Biomass as Non Conventional Fuels by Thermal Techniques

By Osvalda Senneca

2739

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17. Estimating Nonharvested Crop Residue Cover Dynamics Using Remote Sensing

By David Clay

1969

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18. Activated Carbon from Waste Biomass

By Elisabeth Schröder, Klaus Thomauske, Benjamin Oechsler and Sabrina Herberger

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19. Ethanol and Hydrogen Production with Thermophilic Bactera from Sugars and Complex Biomass

By Maney Sveinsdottir, Margret Audur Sigurbjornsdottir and Johann Orlygsson

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20. Analysis of process configurations for bioethanol production from microalgal biomass

By Michael Danquah, Boyin Liu and Razif Harun

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21. Microbial Conversion of Biomass: a Review of Microbial Fuel Cells

By Cagil Ozansoy

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22. Some Methods for Structural and Parametric Synthesis of Bio-Economic Models

By Daria Filatova

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